CBS-TV will broadcast the three-hour event live, 8-11 PM ET. The awards honor distinguished achievement on Broadway. The cut-off for nomination eligibility for the 2008-2009 Broadway season will be April 30, 2009.
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss/White Cherry Entertainment will be executive producers of the 2009 Tony Awards. Weiss will also serve as director of the awards ceremony.
The 2009 Tonys are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
For more information visit www.tonyawards.com.
Nina Lannan is chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is executive director of the Broadway League. Theodore S. Chapin is chairman and Howard Sherman is executive director of the American Theatre Wing. For Tony Award Productions, Elizabeth I. McCann is managing producer and Joey Parnes is coordinating producer.